Quantum levitation might not be the first thing you think of when you think of food and cooking.
Still, it was a TED talk about this very subject that inspired Morimoto chef Erik Battes to create the floating uni cracker you see in the Eater video above.
When you’re served anything in a single bite—whether it’s part of a tasting menu, or presented as its own experience—it needs to be memorable. That bite should imprint itself on your mind in ways that are completely indelible.
That’s why the best chefs are always seeking to expand their minds, and to find new ways of looking at things. This floating uni cracker is proof that inspiration can be found everywhere.
You’ll have to visit Morimoto to get your own, though.